System detects CO and natural gas and shuts down supply

A gas-detection system from Flowtech Controls can detect natural gas and carbon monoxide and shut off the gas supply. According to recent figures, about 50 people a year die in their homes from accidental carbon-monoxide poisoning. By detecting natural gas, protection is also provided against explosions.

As well as providing visual and audible alarms, a system also sends a wireless signal to a control panel.

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